5 o'clock class - preliminary education contemporary dance

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5 o'clock class

Coordinator: Jocelyn Bergland

5 o’clock class has been set up specially for children with a talent for dance. You can take part if you aspire to a career as dancer, teacher or choreographer and develop your dance skills while attending regular school. The goal of the 5 o’clock class is to train you to meet the audition requirements of the HBO vocational dance study programme.

The curriculum is very diverse. Not only will you receive training in the field of modern dance, jazz dance, urban dance and classical ballet, but also in acting and singing. Intensive personal schooling is an integral part of the programme as well as coaching pupils to create their own dance. During the lesson programme, from September thru June, you train for several hours each day. The lessons are scheduled at the end of the afternoon and early evening so that during the day you can work or attend school. Classes are held in Amsterdam – Zuidoost and the Theaterschool on the Jodenbreestraat.

Teachers of the 5 o’clock programme hail mainly from the professional field and the Theaterschool’s HBO Vocational Dance study programmes, among them Eddi de Bie, Peter Koppens, Percy Kruythoff, Rahana Oemed,   Dian IJkhout, Faizah Grootens, John Agesilas.

Junior Performance Programme    
age group 11-13 years
1 day per week (SAT) classes from 9.30  to15.00 hrs, costs € 500 per year

Teen Performance Programme    
age group 14-16 years
4  days per week (MON/WED/FR/SAT) from 17.00 to 20.00 hrs. and on Saturdays from 9.30 to 15.30 hrs, costs € 750 per year

Peer Performance Programme       
age group 17-21 years
56 days a week (MON-SAT) from 16.30-20.30 hrs, , costs € 850 per year

The deadline for applications has passed. It is no longer possible to apply for the study year 2011-2012

Information: Barbara de Boer per mail: undefinedbarbara.deboer[EMAIL BESCHERMD]@[EMAIL BESCHERMD]ahk.nl
Jocelyn Bergland 06-41012567 or per mailundefined jocelyn.bergland[EMAIL BESCHERMD]@[EMAIL BESCHERMD]ahk.nl